Category: Movies

White Boy Rick Saga – The Bust: Modern Day Motor City Tragedy Can Trace Most Of Its Beginnings To Shady May ’87 Arrest

The unconscionable three decades spent in prison by 1980s-era Detroit teenage drug dealer and illegal underage federal informant Richard (White Boy Rick) Wershe, Jr. can all be traced back to his bizarre bust by local police for possession with intent to distribute over 650 grams of a controlled substance 30 years ago this week. Today,
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Real-To-Reel: Colorful Characters From Detroit Drug Game’s Past Going To Big Screen In ‘White Boy Rick’ Movie

A number of notable gangland figures from the ferocious, flashy and cocaine-fueled 1980s Detroit drug scene will be getting the Hollywood movie treatment next year in the highly-anticipated film White Boy Rick about former illegal underage FBI informant Richard (White Boy Rick) Wershe, Jr.,the longest-serving non-violent juvenile offender in the history of the Michigan Department
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Plenty Of Fireworks In Cleveland Mafia In The 1970s: The Danny Greene Mob War Timeline

The 1970s in the Cleveland underworld was a rough-and-tumble affair, as the city’s traditional Italian mafia had its hold on the region’s rackets challenged by an upstart Irish gangster and labor organizer named Danny Greene. By late in the decade, Cleveland was deeply imbedded in a chaotic bombing war, pitting the Italians on the eastside against
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The Last Don Standing Talks Murders From Philly Mafia Past – ‘Dutchie’, Turra & Turchi hits – With Local Journalist

In an interview with award-winning FoxPhilly29 investigative reporter Dave Schratwieser this week to promote his new memoir, former Philadelphia mob boss Ralph Natale discusses three gangland murders from the 1990s (view here). Natale, 82, was the boss of the Bruno-Scarfo crime family from the fall of 1994 until he entered the Witness Protection Program in
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